Journalist turned novelist discusses ‘Still Life’

Anna Quindlen gave up a thriving journalism career that included a Pulitzer Prize to write novels and personal nonfiction.

Perhaps best known for “One True Thing” — which became a 1998 film with Meryl Streep and Renee Zellweger — Quindlen produced six novels that have been acclaimed for their fine writing and strong characterizations. Like Anne Tyler, she turns intimate domestic matters into powerful tales that strike universal chords in readers.

Quindlen’s seventh novel — “Still Life with Bread Crumbs” (Random House, $26) — will be in stores and available online on Jan. 28.

The novelist will be at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. for a public conversation with best-selling author Ann Leary, sponsored by WSHU.

I recently had the opportunity to conduct an email interview with the writer:

Q: On one level “Still Life with Bread Crumbs” seems to be about the way that moving out of

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